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Mormonism Beyond the Gender Binary

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Mormonism Beyond the Gender Binary

  1. 1. Mormonism Beyond the Gender Binary
  2. 2. AUDIENCE AWARENESS Heard the word "postgender" before today Have a personal friend who's intersex
  3. 3. OUTLINE 1. Discuss the shortcomings of gender roles 2. Explain why the gender binary fails 3. Defend my view that Postgenderism will result in many genders, rather than no genders 4. Conclude as to why this is a good thing for Mormonism
  4. 4. BIO -Feminist, Biologist -Wrote a book
  5. 5. OUTLINE 1. Discuss the shortcomings of gender roles 2. Explain why the gender binary fails 3. Defend my view that Postgenderism will result in many genders, rather than no genders 4. Conclude as to why this is a good thing for Mormonism
  6. 6. SHORTCOMINGS OF GENDER ROLES Stories: -Feminist Mormon Housewives angst (angry, hurt women and indignant singles because of motherhood emphasis and governance gap) -Arbon: MPA faculty
  7. 7. SHORTCOMINGS OF GENDER ROLES -Intersex: square peg, round hole -Friend Steve- likes boys, effects on self- concept and esteem "Fiercely gendered world"
  8. 8. OUTLINE 1. Discuss the shortcomings of gender roles 2. Explain why the gender binary fails 3. Defend my view that Postgenderism will result in many genders, rather than no genders 4. Conclude as to why this is a good thing for Mormonism
  9. 9. GENDER BINARY ≠ REALITY “Everybody is either a boy or a girl- this is a pretty obvious and common sense proposition. Until you examine it closely.”
  10. 10. PRIESTHOOD OR RELIEF SOCIETY? What about when appearance doesn’t • give it away?
  11. 11. PRIESTHOOD OR RELIEF SOCIETY? SO, LET’S VOTE!
  12. 12. “GENDER IS AN ESSENTIAL CHARACTERISTIC OF INDIVIDUAL PREMORTAL, MORTAL, AND ETERNAL IDENTITY AND PURPOSE.”–FAMILY PROC
  13. 13. Spiritual sex of each? Taylor Jessica Taylor Jessica Conclusion from uncertainty: perform both marriages, or perform neither; choosing only one couple is irrational.
  14. 14. Taylor Jessica Taylor Jessica Exaltation Excommunication If physical appearance cannot ground the bishop’s decision, the criterion of appearance must be rejected, not just the “fringe” cases.
  15. 15. “But,” you might contend, “intersex folks are • such a small minority- sure there are a few questionable cases, but that doesn’t mean the whole male/female system is a failure.” The border cases reveal the underlying truth we usually don’t otherwise think of, however. Sex and gender are a photomosaic rather than a binary: for everyone.
  16. 16. OUTLINE 1. Discuss the shortcomings of gender roles 2. Explain why the gender binary fails 3. Defend my view that Postgenderism will result in many genders, rather than no genders 4. Conclude as to why this is a good thing for Mormonism
  17. 17. POSTGENDERISM= MANY GENDERS (NOT GENDER NEUTRALITY) This mouse has two, and only two, parents: two male mice. "Assisted reproduction will make it possible for individuals of any sex to reproduce in any combinations they choose, with or without 'mothers' and 'fathers'”
  18. 18. POSTGENDERISM= MANY GENDERS (NOT GENDER NEUTRALITY) •Sexual traits may become as freely chosen as eyesight (through wearing contacts or undergoing lasik surgery), or even hair color (by dying your hair). •When humans gain the ability to "talk" to our cells the way our genomes presently do, a whole world of choice opens up that is tough to imagine presently.
  19. 19. POSTGENDERISM= MANY GENDERS (NOT GENDER NEUTRALITY) •"Greater biological fluidity and psychological androgyny will allow future persons to explore both masculine and feminine aspects of personality. Postgenderists do not call for the end of all gender traits, or universal androgyny, but rather that those traits become a matter of choice."
  20. 20. POSTGENDERISM= MANY GENDERS (NOT GENDER NEUTRALITY) •Analogy: gender vs. •Analogy: gender vs. literary genre literary genre •[Fiction/non-fiction] •[Male/female] will be replaced by will be replaced by [fantasy, historical [?] fiction, memoir, tragedy, scripture, romance, diary, fable]
  21. 21. OUTLINE 1. Discuss the shortcomings of gender roles 2. Explain why the gender binary fails 3. Defend my view that Postgenderism will result in many genders, rather than no genders 4. Conclude as to why this is a good thing for Mormonism
  22. 22. POLYGENDERED MORMONISM> BINARY MORMONISM Marriage= Two Intersex
  23. 23. POLYGENDERED MORMONISM> BINARY MORMONISM Marriage= Two Intersex
  24. 24. POLYGENDERED MORMONISM> BINARY MORMONISM Governance
  25. 25. POLYGENDERED MORMONISM> BINARY MORMONISM Governance
  26. 26. POLYGENDERED MORMONISM> BINARY MORMONISM Governance
  27. 27. Mormonism Beyond the Gender Binary

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